Strategy Analytics: Android has 41.3 percent of global tablet market

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Shipments doubled year-over-year for the third quarter.

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SwiftKey announces SwiftKey Flow, featuring Swype-esque input

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There’s a myriad of third-party keyboard options available for Android, but none have hit quite the commercial success of SwiftKey, with its great word prediction, or Swype, with its innovative word-tracing input. Both are excellent keyboards in their own right, however your preference in ...

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Google Nexus 7 3G version passes through FCC, launch on the Google Android event?

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Google is planning to launch some new goodies at their upcoming event on October 29, and they are also planning to launch updated version of the Google Nexus 7. We heard it recently that Google is working on a 3G version of the Nexus 7, now the tablet showed up at FCC and it’s kind... Read More

Samsung airing three new ads for Galaxy S III

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Samsung looks to be slowing with those commercial that poke fun of iPhone users who are waiting hours for the next, big thing.  We noticed that the hardware maker uploaded three new videos to YouTube that promote the Galaxy S III, one still taking a swipe at iPhone.  We’ve embedded the ...

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U.S. Cellular’s Galaxy Note II available October 26

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U.S. Cellular wants to remind you all that their version of the Galaxy Note II is only $299.99 and will be available this Friday, October 26.  Available in titanium gray, the 16GB smartphone is still up for preorder through Thursday evening.  In a related note, U.S. Cellular plans to have 58 ...

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US Cellular announces cheap Huawei Ascend Y for $30

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US Cellular is one of the leading regional carriers in USA and they are offering a lot of Android powered devices with a cheap price tag. Though today, they launched an Android powered device with Huawei, known as the Huawei Ascend Y. US Cellular is offering it for $29.99 with a 2-year ...

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LG Spectrum 2 details found on Best Buy ahead of announcement

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We heard back in August about the LG Spectrum 2 for Verizon Wireless, and we also heard that it will be out sometime in early October. Though we still don’t know when Verizon will finally launch the LG flagship device, but it seems it will be out anytime soon, as the device appeared on ...

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AT&T announces Samsung Galaxy Note II availability

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Back in September, Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Note II for all the 4 major and one regional network of USA. T-mobile said that it will be out this fall, and Sprint is planning to launch it on October 25th. Now AT&T officially announced the availability of the mighty Samsung ...

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5-inch HTC DLX pictured with Verizon branding

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Pictures emerged yesterday which show an  5-inch HTC smartphone with Verizon branding, tying recent multiple rumors together.  The fine folks at Android Central were passed a trio of images of the device which show a Droid Incredible-like design for the large device. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, ...

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MetroPCS adds Samsung Galaxy S III to portfolio

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MetroPCS today announced that they will be adding the Samsung Galaxy S III to its roster to this weekend, at select retail locations.  Arriving at all stores and online come Monday, the $499 handset will be available with any of the carrier’s 4G LTE plans, including the promotional $30 ...

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Google Play carrier billing coming soon to Verizon Wireless

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Google Play Store offers a lot of goodies for Android users, like there is music, movies, books, magazines, and Android applications. Back in May, Sprint enabled the carrier billing for all the Google Play content, which means Sprint users can pay for the purchased content from the Google Play ...

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Get this look for your Android smartphone: ALEX T style

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyman user.  Some of just like to change the home screen ...

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Jabra TALK BT Headset review

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In the world of BlueTooth headsets, the Jabra TALK is actually achieving mediocrity at its height.  I own several BT units from the Jawbone HD to my LG HBS-700 stereo headset, and the Jabra falls squarely in between.  What you get is enough customizable parts to ensure comfort: two Earhooks, ...

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Android 4.1.2 debuts with bug fixes, landscape support for Nexus 7

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The hottest, newest version of our favorite mobile platform is starting to trickle out today as Android 4.1.2 makes its way into the  Android Open Source Project (AOSP).  What’s new?  Not much, really.  No, we mean it.  According to the details we’ve come across, it’s still ...

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Samsung sings praises of new Android 4.0-powered Galaxy Music

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Samsung today announced the Galaxy Music, putting to bed recent rumors of a smartphone with high quality audio experience.  Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the phone features a 3.0-inch QVGA(240×320) TFT display, a 3-megapixel fixed focus camera.  Beyond that, everything else is ...

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